ASUSTOR recently entered the NAS market, and they were nice enough to send one of their 2 bay units, the AS-602T, for a review. Here is the initial installation and my first impressions!
ASUSTOR recently entered the NAS market, and they were nice enough to send one of their 2 bay units, the AS-602T, for a review. First, a little background on ASUSTOR:
Founded in 2011, ASUSTOR Inc. is a leading innovator and provider of private cloud storage (network attached storage) and video surveillance (network video recorder) solutions. We are devoted to providing the world with unparalleled user experiences and the most complete set of network storage solutions possible.
Based out of Tapei, Taiwan, ASUStor is a division of ASUS. They are relatively new to the NAS scene and we told you about their new NAS firmware and new 6 bay units here.
ASUSTOR was nice enough to send on a 2 bay unit for me to review, the AS-602T model. Here is some information on that model:
The ultimate hub for your digital entertainment lifestyle
The AS-602T features dual gigabit Ethernet ports making it a reliable storage server and a must-have for your digital home entertainment
- Superior personal cloud storage space
- Diverse array of apps for multimedia and digital home entertainment
- 24/7 round-the-clock download assistant
- Your complete backup solution
- Support for a multitude of mobile apps
- Designed for energy efficiency and quiet operation
Here are some of the specifications:
Hardware & Packaging
And now onto the installation!
Insert the CD that came in the NAS box and click on Auto-Run. You’ll get the following screen, where you will want to click Start.
The program will ask for permission to install the software on the NAS. Click on OK.
Choose the language. The wizard starts; click Next. Then accept the license agreement.
Accept the location information for the Control Center on your PC. Click Next.
Determine if you want a desktop icon or not. Click Next.
Review your installation options; if OK, click on Install. If not, click Back and make changes. I clicked Install.
Setup completes; click Finish to close the installer and to open the Control Center.